Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
Current Parent Company: 
University of Illinois
Penalty: 
$2,003,290
Year: 
2003
Date: 
November 17, 2003
Primary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

The University of Illinois paid the United States and the State of Illinois $2 million to settle a lawsuit filed in July that alleged the University's Medical Center at Chicago improperly diagnosed and hospitalized certain patients in the late 1990s to allow them to become eligible sooner for liver transplants.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Northern District of Illinois
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Chicago
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
university
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Parent company note: 
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